1. How long have you had the fish?
Do you know if it was wild caught, or tank raised
-- Not sure, purchased online. Can they tank raise Coral beauty?
2. How long has the fish been in the tank?
-- 4 days-did not QT
the fish. Drip meathod acclimation
What are the tank mates?
1 Yellowtail blue damsel
3. Is the fish eating?
If so what does it eat?
-- Picks algae from the rocks, flake (Gonna get some angel food today as well)
4.What are the water parameters?
-Between 8.0 and 8.2
7.SPG? (actual numbers please: posting high, average or normal is not helpful) What saltwater test kit are you using?
Aquarium Pharm Saltwater Master
5.Is the fish showing any physical signs of disease, grain of salt size spots, discoloration, ragged fins, misting or spots on the fins, cuts, cloudy eyes, etc?
-- 3 pinhead whitespots on fins only-not evidence on Gills. Color is great, eyes look good.
6.Is the fish "flashing" (scratching or rubbing on rocks, decorations or substrate)?
7.How is the fish acting? Is it swimming around, or just hovering in one spot or corner of the tank?
swims around, picks at LR
for Algae. Looks good overall
8.Did you use quarantine?
If so for how long and did you have a need to treat for any ailments? Is it in qt
Are you currently treating with any medication(s)?
9.Describe in detail how the fish was acclimated.
float bag for 30 minutes. Open bag and "drip" 1 tablespoon of tank water ever 10mins for 2 hrs.
10.What size system? What type of filtration do you use? Do you have any live rock or sand?
New Protein Slimer (1 week old) Added weekend before I got theCoal Beuty
2 55w PC
11.Do you use any additives? Have you used any sort of meds in the main tank?
Added "Cycle" by Nutrifin. 1/2 dose for the size of the tank used onl;y when adding new fish.
Should I be concerned? Fish seems to be fine expect for the 3 small white spots on the fins. From what I have read, Ich and other parasites attack gills first. Fish swims and feeds fine. fish does not rub up agaisnt rock. Color is good. I am a bit confused. I do not have a QT
tank but can create one if needed. Can I treat in the tank. It is a FOWLR